October 11, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Atchison's death closes case file

The truth about allegations surrounding former federal prosecutor J.D. Roy Atchison may never be fully understood. Atchison died of an apparent suicide Friday, Oct. 5 at a low security detention center in Michigan. More...

Crowned!

Karli Hanke (right), GBHS' 2006 Homecoming Queen, crowns 2007 Queen Jackie Robinson at halftime of the Dolphins' 28-21 win over West Florida High Friday. More...

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Community

Lights! Camera! Dolphins!

Gulf Breeze Middle School (GBMS) is no longer just a place of learning - this week it's also doubling as a movie studio. "Chatterbox," written and directed by Jane Lawalata from Los Angeles, is being filmed at the middle school through Oct. 21. More...

Students win trip to shuttle launch

A Navarre teacher and 14 West Navarre Intermediate students have been invited to the launch of space shuttle Columbia by National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) later this month. More...

Gail's Girls group just keeps growing

Gail Welch is an instructor for line dancing, stretch and tone exercises, and low impact aerobics. She leads a line dancing group called Gail's Girls that meets on Wednesday mornings from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Gulf Breeze Presbyterian Church gym. More...

Entertainment

Entertainment CALENDAR

Thursday 10/11 Paddy O' Leary's Traditional Music Session, 7:30 p.m. Paradise Bar & Grill Tim Spencer, 6 p.m. Peg Leg Pete's Live Music, 6 p.m. Ragtyme Grill J.B. Davis, 7 p.m. Sandshaker Lounge All Star Band, 8 p.m. More...

Eastern Promises' is Oscar worthy

Critic's Corner

"Eastern Promises" Running Time: 100 minutes MPAA rating: R Director David Cronenberg has come a long way from his schlocky, sci-fi/horror roots ("Scanners," "Videodrome," "The Fly") to more conventional human dramas like "Crash" and "A His More...

THINGS TO DO

Pensacola Museum of Art features Duane Hanson sculptures The Pensacola Museum of Art (PMA), located at 407 South Jefferson Street in Pensacola is pleased to announce "Duane Hanson: Real Life" on view in the Lewis Bear Family Galleries Oct. More...

Faith

St. Francis honors autism camp

The program for the Episcopal Church Women (ECW) of St. Francis Assisi Episcopal Church in September featured Judy Burns on the topic of Autism. Judy is the chairman of summer programs for the Autism Society of the Panhandle (ASP). More...

FAITH BRIEFS

St. Ann hosts health fair St. Ann Catholic Church is hosting a health fair Oct. 13 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the church's Family Life Center. More...

Obituaries

PAULINE JOYCE DARSCH 1930-2007

Pauline Joyce Darsch, 77, of Margaree Harbor, Nova Scotia, and Englewood, Florida, passed away on Sunday, September 23, at Victoria General Hospital in Halifax, Nova Scotia. More...

EARL C. MORRIS 1931 - 2007

Earl Morris quietly passed away, Thursday, September 13, 2007. Earl was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years Betty. Earl is survived by his loving daughter Kathy of Gulf Breeze. Sisters Pat Cothron of Port St. More...

MARTIN STUART SPURLOCK SR. 1937 - 2007

Martin Stuart Spurlock Sr. of Pensacola passed away on September 19, 2007. Martin was born on February 15, 1937 in Shreveport, La. His family moved to Milton in 1955 where he graduated from Milton High School. More...

Health

Migraine patients may also suffer from depression

A recent survey conducted by the National Headache Foundation (NHF) found that 90 percent of headache sufferers also suffer from symptoms of depression. More...

HEALTH BRIEFS

Stroke screening Oct. 15 Life Line Screening will be at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church on Oct. 15. The site is located at 4257 Gulf Breeze Parkway in Gulf Breeze. Appointments will begin at 9 a.m. More...

Breast cancer deaths continue to decline

ATLANTA - A report from the American Cancer Society finds the breast cancer death rate in the United States continues to drop more than two percent per year, a trend that began in 1990 and is credited to progress in early detection and treatment. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

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No-fault passes in Florida Senate

Today (Oct. 5) the Senate completed its work on reducing state spending by more than a billion dollars and passing personal injury protection for Florida drivers. More...

On the Spot:

WHERE WE PUT PEOPLE "ON THE SPOT" TO ANSWER A QUESTION "ON THE SPOT."

Do you think it's too warm for October? More...

Dead Man's Isle project comes alive

An effort to restore Dead Man's Island is gaining momentum with the addition of a $20,000 grant. Those close to the project said the money would be used to plant spartina, a coastal salt marsh plant used to stabilize estuarine shorelines. More...

USO picnic a success

The USO picnic was a great success! The City of Gulf Breeze provided this special outing for the families of deployed service men and women on Sept. 29 at Shoreline Park South from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

City could toss current garbage plan

The City of Gulf Breeze will re-bid its municipal waste contract in the next few months. Rising landfill, insurance, fuel and labor costs are likely to increase current rates if existing service is maintained. More...

Events

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Island News

Blue Ribbon

Pensacola Beach Elementary wins prestigious designation

Teachers, staff and students at Pensacola Beach Elementary School (PBES) have joined elite company. PBES is one of 287 schools nationwide to be recognized as a Blue Ribbon School in 2007. More...

Beach Optimists install officers at awards banquet

The 2007-2008 Board of Directors and Officers of the Pensacola Beach Optimist Club (PBOC) were installed Friday September 21 at the Angus Restaurant on Scenic Highway in Pensacola. More...

Like Columbus, you might discover by accident

The Internet encyclopedia Widipedia, describes Serendipity as "the effect by which one accidentally discovers something fortunate, especially while looking for something else entirely." Columbus Day, celebrated on October 12, commemorates the disc More...

News

Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office Report

Information provided by the Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office. More...

School

Schools chip in to save zoo

School coin drives total exceeds $4K

With four schools reporting their coin drive results, the total exceeds $4,000. More...

Sports

Dolphins survive Jaguars

Fourth quarter score the difference in 28-21 win

A favorite saying among coaches that play in the NCAA Basketball Tournament is 'survive and advance.' The Gulf Breeze Dolphins did exactly that Friday, getting a touchdown with seven minutes left in the game to beat West Florida High 28-21 on Home More...

Sports Schedule

Oct. 11 Boys G at Osceola vs. West Florida High, 3:30 p.m. JV/Ninth grade FB vs. Milton, 5/7 p.m. Oct. 12 FB at Milton, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 13 Santa Rosa Swimming Championships at The Club, 8 a.m. More...

GB Ladies Bowling League High games, series

SCRATCH GAMES - 193-TRUDY PITT, 190-DENA GOBLE, 184- BARBARA VOSE, 179-173-SUSAN THOMAS, 178-176-CARHRYN BUSH, 174-LAURA POTTER, 174- 171-SUSAN PUGH SCRATCH SERIES - 510- SUSAN THOMAS, 502-SUSAN PUGH, 491-BARBARA VOSE, 474- TRUDY PITT, 473-NORMAN More...

Calendar of Events

Calendar of events

Thursday, Oct. 11 Local Inclusion Network Collaborative, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., University of West Florida Conference Center, 11000 University Parkway, Pensacola, Building 22, Second Floor. More...

Seniors

Box in mail delivers a history lesson

This morning I received two large boxes full of family artifacts from the Civil War, sent to me by my brother-in-law. Most importantly for us, it involved the part my late husband's grandfather played in it. More...

Business

How should you respond to bond market volatility?

EDWARD JONES: FINANCIAL FOCUS

As you no doubt know, the financial markets have experienced considerable turmoil the past several weeks. More...

V's Medical Spa helps delay the aging process

V's Medial Spa offers women the opportunity to enhance their health, looks and therefore their lives. More...

Baptist Boutique offers mastectomy apparel

The Towers Boutique at Baptist Hospital specializes in apparel designed to create a natural look and feel for breast cancer patients and survivors. The boutique is located at Baptist Medical Towers the fifth floor, second tower, suite 521. More...

Home & Garden

Ya gotta try Kathleen's shrimp and cheese grits

Completely bored with cooking? Tired of looking through old magazines for something that sounds interesting? A new unofficial club has formed - the Bored with Cooking Club. More...

Legals

LEGALS

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT NEPTUNE 1 LLC holder of the following Tax Sale Certificate has filed said Tax Certificate for the Tax Deed to be issued thereon. More...